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  • Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]

    Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]
    Kudos to Dawson Nolley for his exquisitely written letter ("Film tax credits pay off for Maryland," March 3). As a lay person to the specifics of the TV and film production industry, I was certainly able to understand and empathize with the...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'
    Next month's Maryland Film Festival will feature the local debut of "Ping Pong Summer," writer-director Michael Tully's coming-of-age tale set in Ocean City in the 1980s and starring Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, John Hannah and Amy Sedaris. Tully's...
  • Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre

    Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre
    After 15 years at the Charles Theatre, the Maryland Film Festival will be moving into new digs in May. The operators of the Charles, James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Cusack Lyon, chose not to rent their five-screen facility...
  • Senator faults administration effort to keep 'House of Cards'

    Senator faults administration effort to keep 'House of Cards'
    A leading Democratic lawmaker says the O'Malley administration isn't doing enough to keep the popular Netflix drama "House of Cards" in Maryland. State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has introduced a bill that...
  • 'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts

    'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts
    You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science. Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre

    Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre
    The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness. And the crowd loved it,...
  • Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance

    Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance
    Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival. The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
  • Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13

    Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13
    This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening. Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Baltimore native helps make 'Supermarket Superstar' real

    Baltimore native helps make 'Supermarket Superstar' real
    Despite evidence to the contrary, Baltimore-born Claire Kosloff insists that there's no Charm City Mafia operating behind the scenes of Lifetime's "Supermarket Superstar." No, she swears, it's just a coincidence that the show's host (Stacy Keibler) is...
  • Story branching test

    It’s hot. Too hot to be outside. But here you are, lounging by the pool at the Tiki Barge in South Baltimore, watching the ice melt in your half-empty Jack and Coke. You’d love to take a dip in the pool, if the water wasn’t 85...